i can't imagine what the families are going through right now. >> reporter: the team decided to go ahead as scheduled with sunday's home game against the carolina panthers. playing on despite a tragedy that hits so close to home. brian moore, nbc news. >> thank you, brian. moving along, what would it take for you to run 30 miles? no, i'm not talking about 30 miles just all together. i'm talking about 30 miles a day for four consecutive months. there's a cross-country runner who literally runs across the country to raise awareness and $150,000 for lung cancer research. take a look at this story here. 24-year-old kelsey harrison from san francisco, well, she runs about 26 miles a day. and ran from new york all the way to california. she got the job done, in fact she needed 12 pairs of shoes to accomplish her goal. >> it was amazing.